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The survival of commission and lax regulation are fuelling a "significant shift" to non-advice in the mass market for annuities, at the expense of professional advice, transparency and healthy consumer outcomes, according to the Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP).
The government will start to make payments to those Equitable Life policy holders who purchased their policies before 1992 and are still alive, in December.
The current system of pension tax relief is “unfairly skewed” leaving those on modest earnings with little reward for saving into a pension, John Lawson has said.
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The Chancellor, George Osborne, today revealed the details of the coalition's 2013 Autumn Statement.
Today the Autumn Statement confirmed there would be no change to how the income from drawdown would be calculated.
Increasing employer pension contributions driven by rising longevity, auto-enrolment (AE) and poor defined benefit (DB) scheme returns has held back wage growth, according to Treasury figures.
More workers will have to wait until age 68 for their state pension after the Chancellor confirmed entitlement rules would change quicker.
The government has today unveiled what it said was an unprecedented package of measures to tackle tax avoidance, evasion, fraud and error.
IFAonline.co.uk will provide full coverage of Autumn Statement 2013 from 11am on 5 December.
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